Handling Data I

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Author: John Sumser | Source: HR Examiner | Published: September 25, 2013

Over the next several weeks, we’re going to look at the problems and opportunities for using data in HR. The topic is related to the industry’s concern about big data. It’s the grungy part of the topic.
In many cases, the hardest part of making data give up its secrets is getting various chunks of it to talk to each other. There are tens, maybe even hundreds of billions of dollars that go to the teams that perform this alchemy. (That’s hundreds of billions across all enterprise environments in the world, not just HR). On site teams are responsible for integration and making integration work. They juggle data.
It’s easier to see this on a molecular level.